Lea’s talks are always interesting, entertaining and highly educational. In this one she’ll show you a whole bunch of CSS3 things that you probably didn’t know.
as of now you can officially buy an ad spot in CSS Weekly. I’m aware that this won’t be the most popular decision, but it needed to be done. All ads will, of course, be relevant and at least indirectly related to CSS, so you can rest assured that the newsletter will not be bloated.
As far as last week’s giveaway is concerned, CSS Hat licences go to …[dramatic pause]… Tobias Tune and Ahmad Alfy, because they said the nicest things about CSS Hat. Congratulations, you’ll hear from us soon. All of you who weren’t so lucky, thanks for participating and better luck next time.
Learn how to identify a problem in page painting time and how you can use use Continuous-Painting-Mode in Chrome to detect bottlenecks in painting performance.
Articles & tutorials
I’m sure you’ll find (if you haven’t already) border-box to be a very helpful and much more natural way of dealing with box sizing.
In this presentation Zoe Mickley Gillenwater explains some of the new and exciting CSS layout techniques that are either working right now, right around the corner, or a little ways down the road.
As an alternative to namespacing, CSS framework authors should use a preprocessor to dynamically create selectors. This would allow end users to pick whatever class names they please, greatly reducing the chances of integration conflicts.
I think that color functions are one of the most useful things in CSS processors; Thoriq Firdaus does a good job of explaining how exactly they work.
Opacity is one of the few CSS properties that can be properly accelerated, so don’t be afraid to use it in transitions and animations.
Elliot Ross will show you how to create a responsive, mobile friendly HTML emails.
Resources & tools
Create pure CSS triangles with just a few clicks. This handy tool will definitely save you at least a couple of seconds.
Possibly the most awesome looking loading animation created with pure CSS I’ve ever seen.
Until next week